Question about Emerson MS9700 CD Shelf System

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CD player stops, won't open

When I turn on the cd player, it makes a noise like it's trying to move to a disc, but then stops. I've tried switching to another disc, but nothing happens. Also, the player itself won't open. I tried looking for a manual opening mechanism for the player, but there doesn't seem to be one. I've removed cd cases from the top of the system, thinking there might be too much weight on the top, but that didn't work either. The radio and tape player are working fine.

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  • Heather McGinnis Jul 18, 2007

    What is does is make a kind of clicking noise like it's trying to switch to a cd. I'd really appreciate any help, since I've got cds stuck in there that are out on loan.

  • atomicmini Nov 27, 2007

    my cd thing won't open

  • grannie60 Jun 22, 2008

    CD player door wont open and when it is turned on it just clicks and nothing happens. This is a RCA brand, it is very frustrating since I am a senior citizen and dont have enough knowledge for these things.

  • gailcry Aug 01, 2008

    I have a Emerson MS9700 CD Shelf System and the drawer that holds the CDs does not open and I was wondering if you knew how to open it?



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I have a windows vista and when i put in a cd nothing comes up now yet i downloaded pictures a couple of weeks ago

Posted on Oct 09, 2008



How do I get to the broken spring to see if that the problem?

Posted on Jun 24, 2008



There is a spring loaded mechanical switch under the cd rack that often breaks
I am trying to fix one right now and i am going to rig a three phase switch on the out side of the case

Posted on May 16, 2008


You have to unscrew the case. then you can get the cds out

Posted on Aug 05, 2007

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